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. >> yes. tavis: i am going to screw her name up. >> quvenzhane. tavis: it is much easier to say hushpuppy. the director, his first feature at 29 years of age, and all of this good this has come out of this and all of this claim, what do you make out of it? >> me living in the new orleans region, the region that we live in, we have to go through these things. we always have to go through the possibility of evacuate, the possibility of losing your homes, losing your loved ones, losing your businesses. living in new orleans, we show a resiliency living down there that these people have been a bathtub. they refuse to leave the things they love more than anything in life. i brought a certain illness to the movie being from that region that an outside actor -- which they tried to do. they tried to bring in outside, professional actors, but it did not feel right because they never went through these things that we go through living in the region, so that is one of the things that helped director benh zeitlin. tavis: so how did this happen? take your time and tell me this story. >> it is a long s
there was a hushpuppy and she lived with her daddy in the bathtub. who the man. >> i'm the man! >> congratulations. >> thank you. >> rose: this is extraordinary. how did it all start for you. >> it began --. >> rose: born in new york, born in queens. >> okay, yeah way back. >> well, came, you think if you want to go all the way, you know my parent was take me on trips around the country when i was a kid. i remember going to new orleans when i was 12 or 13 years and making a pledge that one day i was going to come back for good. and-- . >> rose: did you. >> i did. this place resonates for me, oncoming back. >> yeah, i have little glimpse of what i remember from that trip. i remember very specifically i was too young to get into any of the bars, i was walking down the street and someone saw that i was looking in from the window, a guitar player and he came outside and played a guitar solo for me outside. and i remember feeling like i had never seen-- i had never seen this anywhere before. and something about that made me think this is the type of-- this the type of creativity that i want to live and
of movie, but her role at hushpuppy, she makes you happy, she makes you cry. she brings you to, you know, her position. her perspective as a child. so, all right. let's go -- amy, the dark horse this year. a lot of favorites. you like "argo" but there are a lot of people pulling for "silver linings playbook." >> yeah. and i think that, you know, you should look at this movie. it's compelling. we've seen robert de niro campaigning for this movie, and he has broken down on national tv and cried about it. it's an important topic. many families are affected by bipolar disorder, and i think that this is a movie that really touches a lot of souls. let's not forget, you know, the academy is an older crowd. so maybe they haven't seen this film, or are not that interested, but i have to say, the american public loves this movie, and i mean, bradley cooper. what an incredible performance, and robert de niro as well, actually my pick for best supporting actor. >> one of the dark horses, could be. they love to reward a star for being a star. >> yes, they do. >> how much of that plays into the votes
first acting job at 5. won the part of hushpuppy in "beasts of the southern wild." and now, at the ripe age of 9, the youngest nominee in oscar history. you were doing something sensible when you were nominated. you were sound asleep. >> yes. my mom had to wake me up. and i was half-asleep because it was like 5:45 in the morning. she wakes me up. tells me i'm nominated. half-asleep. and i was watching a name scroll on the screen. but on the inside, i was doing flips that i never could do before. >> i'll bet you were. and you've got to tell me this story. you weren't even old enough to audition. it was supposed to be 6-year-olds. you were only 5. how did you manage that? >> my mom called and said they had auditions for 6 to 9-year-olds. and i was only 5. she is not old enough. she's like one age under. my mom said, i think she can handle it. so, it just all went through that way. and just -- >> and you beat out thousands of little girls. and got the part. we want to show a little bit of it right here, where you're in a scene with your dad, wink, and you're arm wrestling. take a look. >>
as hushpuppy in "beasts of the southern wild." now, the puppy purses that she's always carrying to the award shows and the events, are the must-have accessory of the season. >> oh, we knew that was going to happen. >> of course. tom has his. i have that exact same one. poochie and co., says their doggy bags are selling like hotcakes. and that they will make even quvenzhane's custom oscar dog bag available. >> my daughter is a big fan of one of those bags. we need to find out -- >> you know what's fun? when you can get yours to chase the mailman bag. that's fun. >> that's nice. >> that's fun. >>> also in "pop news," tom and brooke, we've seen glimpses of oscar nominee, naomi watts, in character as princess diana, her next role. and now, here's a glimpse -- her best friend, nicole kidman, as another princess, in "grace of monaco," the story of grace kelly who gave up her hollywood career in 1956 to marry prince ranier of monaco. kelly requested changes to the script. but the director said, no can do. i'm not a journalist or a historian. i'm an artist. he is not making changes to the film. we'l
as hushpuppy in "beasts of the southern wild." now, the puppy purses are the accessory of the season. of course. tom has his. i have that exact same one. poochi and co., says their doggy bags are selling like hotcakes. >> my daughter is a big fan of one of those bags. only to find out -- >> you know what's fun? when you can get yours to chase the mailman bag. that's fun. >>> also in "pop news," tom and brooke, we've seen glimpses of oscar nominee, naomi watts, in character as princess diana, her next role. now, nicole kidman in "grace of monaco," playing prince kelly. kelly requested changes to the script. but the director said, no can do. i'm not a journalist or a historian. i'm an artist. he is not making changes to the film. we'll see what the hubbub is about when that comes out. >> a whole lot of legal -- >> thank you. >> other than right here. >>> and finally, hard to imagine, these two -- >> thank you. >> taking that picture. supermodel wife, looking gorgeous, at the "vanity fair" oscar party sunday night. it took a few tries to get that picture. little did they know, our friend, jesse ty
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